Of course, a great literary work does not a great film make—if it did, Shakespeare would need merely to be slathered on celluloid.
“Everyone could see their love right there on celluloid,” added their son, Stephen Bogart.
In her hands, celluloid comes off as a medium that allows for old-fashioned rumination, with some of the slowness of oil paint.
In the most crowd-pleasing section of the exhibition—dubbed Stage and Screen—hang his pictures of celluloid legends.
At 50, she is just 11 years older than her would- be celluloid son.
Sheets of celluloid or waterproof cardboard sometimes laid in or between books when pressing.
That if a spark hits a celluloid collar, the collar will explode.
And Sue took the celluloid doll off the deck and laid her on the grass in the shade.
Good thing I didn't have on a celluloid collar or 'twould have bust into a blaze.
celluloid may be cut into narrow strips by using the method described above.
transparent plastic made from nitro-celluloses and camphor, 1871, trademark name (reg. U.S.), a hybrid coined by U.S. inventor John Wesley Hyatt (1837-1900) from cellulose + Greek-based suffix -oid. Used figuratively for "motion pictures" from 1934. Abbreviated form cell "sheet of celluloid" is from 1933 (cf. cel).